Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson’s operating income for 2016 amounted to about 838 million U.S. dollars with net revenue of around 2.28 billion U.S. dollars for that same year. The company specializes in particular functions within the supply management that comprise of integrated operation, brokerage, warehousing and transportation management services. It offers truckload, less than truckload (LTL), air freight, intermodal, and ocean transportation. The company’s truckload division generates by far the largest share of net revenue per segment. The company also provides services that include supply chain analysis, freight consolidation, core carrier program management, and information reporting. The company third-party contractual relationships include motor carriers, railroads, air freight, and ocean carriers.
The U.S. market for third-party logistics is one of the largest in the world, with over 150 billion U.S dollars in revenue generated annually. C.H. Robinson’s main competitors among domestic third-party logistics providers in the United States include UPS Supply Chain Solutions and XPO Logistics.